Media headlines about Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Manchester United earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.434301673336 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of research analysts have commented on MANU shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Manchester United from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on shares of Manchester United in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target (up from $19.00) on shares of Manchester United in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Manchester United from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th.

Shares of Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) traded up $0.30 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $19.00. 76,900 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 49,149. Manchester United has a twelve month low of $14.10 and a twelve month high of $19.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.96. The company has a market capitalization of $751.64, a PE ratio of 69.26, a P/E/G ratio of 14.94 and a beta of 0.57.

Manchester United (NYSE:MANU) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 21st. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. Manchester United had a net margin of 6.74% and a return on equity of 7.50%. The business had revenue of $175.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $160.47 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.05 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 30.8% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Manchester United will post 0.05 earnings per share for the current year.

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Manchester United Company Profile

Manchester United plc is engaged in the operation of a professional football club together with related and ancillary activities. Its football operations primarily comprise various activities, such as its first team, reserve team, youth academy, global scouting networks and other operations, such as its sport science, medical and fitness operations at the Aon Training Complex.

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